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Can you name the answers to these Geology questions where all of the answers begin with 'H'?

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The founder of modern Geology; he formed the Theory of Uniformitarianism
A narrow ridge with steeply inclined sides of nearly equal slopes (#2 above)
The ability of a material to trasnmit a fluid (a.k.a. permeability)
A sharply pointed peak resulting from multiple glaciers diverging from a single point (#3 above)
The earliest eon of Earth's history (4.6 to 4.0 billion years ago)
The mineral name for sodium chloride (table salt)
An oddly shaped pinnacle of rock; emblematic of Bryce Canyon National Park (#1 above)
An elongated block of high topographic relief that is bounded on two sides by steeply-dipping normal faults
A hot spring on the sea floor that discharges dissolved metals and gases; often found near mid-ocean ridges
A volcanic center located within a lithospheric plate thought to be caused by a rising plume of hot mantle
A phylum of deuterostome animal that includes acorn worms and extinct graptolites
This orogeny is the result of the ongoing collision of India with Asia, creating the world's highest land
A nonfoliated metamorphic rock that is typically formed by contact metamorphism around igneous intrusions
Dark portion of soil consisting of organic material decayed enough that original source material can't be identified
The study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water both above and below Earth's surface
The characteristic external shape of an individual crystal or crystal group
A tributary to a U-shaped valley that enters at a higher level, often with a waterfall (#4 above)
The world's most important iron ore; also used as a red pigment because of its 'blood-like' color

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